Metro Nashville Police initiated a traffic stop on 20-year-old Riley Atzen early Thursday morning as she was driving on West End Ave without any headlights. As officers approached the car, they report Atzen smelled of alcohol and dilated pupils, and slurred speech. She was reportedly confused and unable to follow instructions. She performed poorly on field sobriety tests and blew a 0.154% BAC on a breathalyzer.
Tag: Driving Under Influence
DUI: “I’m lit… I know I’m drunk…Give me a sec, I’m a little tipsy…” — Mvuezolo Rose Mapangala
“I’m lit… I know I’m drunk… give me a sec, I’m a little tipsy…” are all things that police say 24-year-old Mvuezolo Rose Mapangala said after she was found in a crashed vehicle on Edmonson Pike. A witness to the crash, who pulled her from the wreckage, says she also offered him $300 to go on about his day and “let her go”. Court records show she performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was transported to booking where she was charged with DUI and violation of the implied consent law. She is free on a $3,000 bond.
Man arrested for driving under influence of marijuana, resisting arrest
Kevin Helm, 23, passed a MNPD officer, doing 44 in a 35 mph zone. He then admitted to smoking marijuana and drinking a small amount of alcohol. He was arrested and charged with DUI, simple possession, and resisting arrest.
Lyft CRL Agent Danielle Dame has Driving Crisis of Her Own – DUI Charge
Lyft has a special department to help their drivers that get pulled over, in accidents, or other emergency situations – it’s called the CRL, or Critical Response Line. The agents are staffed here in Nashville, and one of those agents here in East Nashville that normally helps others through emergency situations found herself on the opposite end of the situation. Meet Danielle Dame. On Tuesday, MNPD responded to a traffic accident, where she was found to be at fault at the scene. Normally this would be nothing newsworthy, just another…